Columbia is the geographic center of South Carolina, with easy access to mountains (two hours west) and nationally recognized beach resorts (two hours east). Columbia boasts a nationally acclaimed library system, highly rated schools, and many outstanding golf courses. Big time college sports abound with two major schools - the University of South Carolina, Columbia, in the Southeastern Conference and Clemson University, Clemson, Atlantic Coast Conference (two hours away). This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until June 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be 1 February 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates every Monday. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until position(s) are filled. The Registered Nurse possesses the knowledge and skills necessary for: Clinical treatment interventions and uses advanced clinical knowledge to raise awareness of the value of caregiver issues and improve the quality and access to caregiver services. Demonstrates competence and serves as a consultant to others in incorporating implant coordination at the facility. The Registered Nurse has Operating Room experience and understands the Operating Room Theater including policies and procedures related to sterility and sterile environment. Uses Critical Thinking skills related to data management vs patient care requirements. Comprehends implantable management: storage and temperature requirements, preparation, handling, and documentation. The RN Implant Coordinator develops and recommends policies and procedures for the tracking of all implant related processes for the organization. The RN Implant Coordinator is designated as the responsible official for all implant tracking for all implantable items. The RN Implant Coordinator must have knowledge of accrediting agencies and regulatory requirements. The RN Implant Coordinator must have knowledge of monitoring, evaluating, interpreting, and teaching others about policy and procedures related to implantable documentation. The RN Implant Coordinator is responsible for data maintenance and identification of incorrect documentation and implementing corrective action. The RN Implant Coordinator must have knowledge of federal, VHA, and state laws and regulations, reference standards, medicolegal responsibilities, and certifying and accrediting agency requirements to carry out the work in each ancillary implant site. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 430PM - ON CALL Monday through Friday after 430PM, as well as Weekend and Holiday calls Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.